Democracy for America sponsored a discussion of the USA Patriot Act at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. At that event Manny Margolis former executive director of the Connecticut chapter of the ACLU spoke about the dangers inherent in this Federal law. Topics: USA Patriot Act, encroachment on civil liberties
This one hour twenty minute video is a partial record of the June, 2006 annual meeting of the ACLU of Connecticut that includes a talk by Anne Beeson, the national ACLU's expert lawyer on the USA Patriot Act. The meeting took place at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. Topics: USA Patriot Act, ACLU of Connecticut, civil liberties, annual meeting
Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Treasury Secretary under Ronald Reagan, a Wall Street Journal Associate Editor, and holder of numerous academic appointments, including at Georgetown University's Center for Strategic and International Studies. He was fiercely critical of Bush administration policies, and is just as hard on Obama's, including in his recent article titled, "The US is Now a Police State." That and other major issues will be discussed, including the state of the economy. Topics: usa patriot act, police state, february, 2010, random
In June, 2006 the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union (CCLU) branch of the ACLU held its annual conference at Quinnipiac University Law School, Hamden, Connecticut. Ann Beesom, esq. was the keynote speaker speaking on the USA Patriot Act. Many other topics were discussed including Same Sex Marriage. Topics: USA Patriot Act, Ann Beesom, Same Sex Marriage, ACLU, CCLU
This seminar was conducted at CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York primarily by author Christian Parenti and Corey Robin, PhD of Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center. Topics: War on Terror, Christian Parenti, Corey Robin, PhD, USA Patriot Act, Patriot Act
A two-hour seminar on the USA Patriot Act (portion of an all day seminar on this subject conducted at the Yale Law School on April 24, 2004. Topics: USA Patriot Act, human rights, violations of U.S. Constitution, international human rights laws
During April, 2004 the Yale University African-American Studies Department and the Human Rights Research Fund co-sponsored an all day forum on the impact of the USA Patriot Act on American Freedom. It was held at the Yale Law School and was organized by Kathleen Cleaver. Participants included Stephen Bright, J.D., Southern Center for Human Rights, George Katsiaficas, PhD., Vann Jones, J.D., Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Harold Honju Koh, Dean, Yale Law School, Natsu Saito, J.D.,... Topics: USA Patriot Act, American Freedom, Yale Law School, Harold Koh, Kathleen Cleaver
This one hour video is a partial record of an informal teach-in on the subject of opposition to the war on terrorism. The panel consisted of academic and author Corey Robin, PhD and journalist Christian Parenti and took place at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City, February 25, 2006. Topics: so-called War on Terrorism, USA Patriot Act, Afghanistan war, imperialism, war abroad
Attorney C. William Michaels discusses his book "No Greater Threat: America After September 11 and the Rise of the National Security State" (2003) in a meeting of Progressive Democrats of America, Connecticut chapter held at Quinnipiac University. Topics: USA Patriot Act, National Security state, fascism, C. William Michaels, violation of Constitutional...
The Edge of Chaos is a political podcast occasionally dealing with mature subject matter including news and other current events. In this episode we welcome special guest Dan Johnson, the founder and national director of PANDA, to discuss the history and impact of the NDAA, specifically those approved and signed in 2008 and 2012. Dan walks us through the history of both resolutions, as well as how they relate to the Constitution and the Authorization for Use of Military Force of 2001, with... Topics: NDAA, AUMF, Bush, Obama, PANDA, terrorism, homeland security, USA PATRIOT Act, activism, news,...
On this uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, live from Baltimore, activist Dayvon Love discusses the latest on the protests against police in the death of Freddie Gray. Then, activist Nativo Lopez looks into American Apparel workers' lawsuit after they were fired – workers will be marching for May Day. And, Australia's aboriginal population is facing an existential threat from Tony Abbott's government. An indigenous activist visiting from Australia... Topics: Yemen, bombs, Sanaa, Saudi Arabia, Ukranian, Russia, study, renting homes, cost, financial, burden,...